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Aspinden Care Home is a CQC registered specialist residential service supporting those individuals that are living with the effects of long-term alcohol misuse and / or addiction , are resistant to change , and exhibit behaviours that challenge other services .
We have a team of personal health and wellbeing practitioners , recovery coordinators , in-house nurses , and senior management . The service provides accommodation and care with fluid and nutrition management through our own commercial kitchen .
Our work is person-centred to support individuals who have chosen to continue to drink alcohol by helping them live and thrive within a harm minimisation model , using a managed alcohol programme approach .
The service is based in Southwark , it consists of a purpose-built 25 bed , mixed-gender facility providing 24-hour care with regular nursing and GP input to support residents ’ physical and mental health needs .
To make a referral 020 7237 0331 enquiries . ach @ equinoxcare . org . uk www . socialinterestgroup . org . uk 1 Aspinden Road , London , SE16 2DR
“ Staff are around 24 hours a day . Anything you need to know or want , just ask the staff . They are always here .” Micheal , resident

CLOUDS HOUSE Various roles • Wiltshire • Closing date : 25 February

WE ARE FORWARD , the social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime or addiction to move forward with their lives . For more than 25 years we have been helping people to build positive and productive lives , whatever their past .
ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER – Salary from £ 47,126 As a Band 8a Advanced Nurse Practitioner you will provide care for presenting substance misuse patients from initial history taking , clinical assessment , diagnosis , treatment and evaluation of care . You will demonstrate safe , clinical decision-making and expert care , including assessment and diagnostic skills , for patients within the inpatient detox setting .
BAND 5 NURSE – Salary £ 25,654 –£ 31,533 The main focus of this post is to work confidentially as an autonomous practitioner in the medical centre and as part of the wider multidisciplinary team .
HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT – Salary £ 20,329 –£ 21,776 You will support the medical team to encourage behaviour change in the context of the 12 Step Treatment Programme and health promotion .
See details of these and more opportunities at www . forwardtrust . org . uk
The new With You research report “ A system designed for women ?” explores the type of support available to women who use drugs , their experiences of treatment and ultimately , how services can be improved to support these women . Download the report at : wearewithyou . org . uk / womens-research



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